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5 Plans You Should Create in Your Lifetime

5 Plans You Should Create in Your Lifetime

People ask: What stage of a life cycle is considered to be adulthood? Research results say: “Adulthood is the period in the human lifespan in which full physical and intellectual maturity have been attained. Adulthood is commonly thought of as beginning at age 20 or...

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Born free – why not stay that way?

If I remember my primary school history class correctly, it was a French philosopher Rousseau who said, “Man is born free, but is everywhere in chains.”   Whether taxes, civil responsibility, or the responsibility for people, the carefree freedom we enjoy as children,...

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Reason to celebrate

What seems like a lifetime ago, on a Thursday morning, ActionCOACH business coaching was launched in South Africa at the Sandton Convention Centre.  On 3 May 2007, we launched the global business coaching phenomenon at the Franchise Association of South Africa’s...

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Great teams leave a lasting legacy!

Great teams leave a lasting legacy!

Do you think you have an exceptional team working for your business? On a professional level, a winning team is made up of team members that achieve exceptional results against all odds. In great teams, we find a high level of synergy and team members with...

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Discipline trumps Motivation every time

Discipline trumps Motivation every time

I was recently involved in a discussion about motivation and discipline and it got me thinking about how we have misunderstood the concepts. Why is it that a seemingly motivated person loses track somewhere along the road? What is the difference between the two? Which...

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Get your money to work for you

Get your money to work for you

As I write this, it is the last working day of the financial year-end for most business owners. The mad rush to get your finances into final shape for the close off is almost complete and you are looking forward to just kicking your shoes off and relaxing after what...

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February is the MOST important month

February is the MOST important month

I’m sure like me you’re feeling a little overwhelmed.  Despite the never-ending COVID-19 issues and corresponding madness, it’s already February!  The excitement of a new year is by now long gone and the reality has surely kicked in.  February is also the shortest...

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Lights, Camera… ACTION!

Lights, Camera… ACTION!

I recently came across a newsletter I wrote on the 24th of January 2008.  The opening paragraph read: “So far 2008 has had an interesting start.  We’ve faced Eskom blackouts, turmoil in the financial markets, fear of world recession, floods in Mozambique, droughts...

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2020: Reflect, learn and wave goodbye

2020: Reflect, learn and wave goodbye

As we enter the final month of 2020 many of us can look back on this year and agree that it has brought about many challenges that none of us would have thought of or planned for at the start of the year. The year has presented us with some highs and some lows, both...

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